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Posted: May 6, 2008

Multisport: State of the art mobile navigation – Wayfinder launches improved version of Wayfinder Navigator

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A new version of the award winning GPS application Wayfinder Navigator is released today with an improved and simplified user interface and new features like support for pre-loaded maps, fully vectorized maps on all mobile platforms, social network integration and extended map coverage with over 150 countries world-wide

Summer vacations are coming up and mobile GPS navigation has never been easier, more affordable or more convenient. With outstanding phone compatibility and the best map and content data in the industry, the new Wayfinder Navigator hits the market in the big season for satellite navigation.

"We are very proud to announce the new version of our Navigator, a result of constant development efforts with ease of use, innovation and the end user perspective in mind as the cornerstones for our daily work. With our new pricing and excellent map coverage, mobile satellite navigation becomes truly global", says Magnus Nilsson, CEO Wayfinder.

Highlights in the new Wayfinder Navigator:

  • Power Search – one search renders high quality results from numerous selected local services including new Yellow and White Pages content and points of interest databases.
  • Compatible with hundreds of phone models
  • High quality maps of the world – With map partners across the globe, Wayfinder brings the best available map data to the user, wherever they are
  • Social network integration – Set and share your location with your Facebook friends or use Wayfinder Navigator together with Google Earth to share your whereabouts.

In the Wayfinder product portfolio today, location applications like Wayfinder Navigator with pre-loaded maps, Wayfinder Earth, Wayfinder SpeedAlert, Wayfinder Active and Wayfinder Access brings usefulness and joy to more then 1,8 million users across the world. On top of the applications, location services like Premium Weather, Cityguides, Traffic information and Safety cameras are popular add-ons. All applications, add-on services and extended map coverage are available for purchase and download from www.wayfinder.com or the Wayfinder mobile site getwf.com.

Pricing and free trial
Wayfinder Navigator is available through selected partners like mobile operators and handset manufactures as well as in our web shop www.wayfinder.com. Navigate an entire continent for only 79 euro or a region for 49 euro during 12 months. A five day trial version of the new Wayfinder Navigator can be downloaded from www.wayfinder.com or through the mobile internet on getwf.com.

About Wayfinder
Wayfinder is the number one provider of innovative location services. We focus on combining best practice of technology and ease-of-use. Our clients are major mobile phone manufacturers and operators all over the world. Wayfinder Systems AB is listed on the NGM Equity stock exchange in Sweden. (www.wayfinder.com)

Wayfinder Navigator Facts & Features

  • Power Search to access selected local services including new Yellow and White Pages content and points of interest databases.
  • Compatible with hundreds of phone models. Visit www.wayfinder.com for more information.
  • High quality maps from Tele Atlas, MapmyIndia, Dmapas, Monolit and TopMap.
  • A greatly improved, simplified and intuitive user interface to support new users outside the early adopter user segment.
  • Facebook and Google Earth integration – set and share your location
  • Support for pre-loaded maps on all mobile phone platforms to minimize mobile Internet costs. The Wayfinder solution is unique in the online navigation business and introduces the first Java hybrid solution using patented technology.
  • Pedestrian navigation to better support the user behaviour on GPS-enabled devices.
  • Fully vectorized maps on all mobile platforms.
  • GPS mapping in over 150 countries ranging from Europe to India, North America, Latin America, Middle East, Asia and Africa.
  • Voice guided turn-by-turn navigation in over 50 countries in 18 languages.
  • Access to www.MyWayfinder.com, the unique and innovative route planning and sharing tool where you can cache maps in advance.
  • Five day trial available at GetWF.com in your mobile phone and online www.wayfinder.com.


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